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think i'm working election day. so i figured i'd come out a little early, get it done now. >> we'll have much more on the impact of early voting coming up here in just a few moments. >>> first, though, the very latest on hurricane sandy. we'll get to the hurricane in just a moment, though. let's go to the political headlines. we'll come back to hurricane sandy in just a few moments. both campaigns in a battleground blitz of sorts ahead of the last full week of campaigning. three major events this hour. governor romney expected to speak at his second event of the day here in florida. this time in kissimmee, florida. he is also rescheduling three stops that he had in virginia. those stops are planned for tomorrow. he is rescheduling them ahead of hurricane sandy. he will be campaigning in ohio instead. meanwhile, a rapid response from the governor's campaign after the president describing his opponent's economic plan like this during a stop in new hampshire this afternoon -- >> folks at the very top get to play by a different set of rules than you do. they get to pay lower tax rates, outso
callender's. it's time to savor. >>> we'll win ohio. we'll win this election. we'll strengthen the bonds between us and reaffirm the spirit that makes the united states of america the greatest nation on earth. >> i'm counting on your clear eyes and full hearts to make sure we can't lose on tuesday. thank you so very much. >>> just three days until election day and the candidates are crisscrossing this country, clamoring for the undecided vote. and, very good saturday afternoon to you from the nation's capital. i'm craig melvin. you're watching msnbc, the place for politics. we're here in d.c. to cover this historic election and it comes at a time when millions are until trying to put their lives back together. we will dive into the latest news from the world of politics in just a moment but first, those let's get you caught up on the very latest on the aftermath of hurricane sandy. about 2.5 million people remain without power in the aftermath of that storm. 109 deaths nationwide have been attributed to sandy's wrath. those numbers could rise. at least 40 of those deaths were in new york
election-week broadcast live from nbc's democracy plaza in new york. because if it's sunday, it's "meet the press." > >>> this is gainesville, florida, we are here today along with a music festival and hundreds of churchgoers who have come out to vote. but farther north, the one thing that everyone is talking about and justifiably so, the massive hurricane stretching up and down the east coast. hurricane sandy expected to bring life-threatening storm surge to the mid-atlantic coast. coming up, the latest forecast on the storm along with a live report. back in gainesville, gainesville, florida, clergy, congressmen, hip hop and gospel artists as well as civil rights activists have come together over the past few hours to get voters to the polls. just a short time ago i talked to a number of folks who have gathered here, nine days before election day. i asked them why they think this thing is going to be so close. >> i think the election here in florida is going to be one of these bush-gore deals. i look for it to be -- >> you're thinking recount? >> i don't know about recount, but
election day and we are here in the sunshine state. this is the first day of in-person early voting. it's a process that's not been without controversy in this election year. any time you have controversy in an election year in the state of florida, it's worth taking a close look. voters at some locations today waiting as long as 2 1/2 hours to cast their ballots. i went to two early voting stations in pembroke pines. i talked to people about why they wanted to cast their ballot before november 6th. >> i don't want to lose an opportunity. you never know what can happen. i want to be here and vote. >> voting is important to me. you should not wait. it's something that you should do. >> i'm scared of the outcome of this election. i don't like the politics, the campaigning and i want to make sure my vote is counted as early as possible. >> she had lots of company in florida early voting today. how this has become such a game-changer. first to the campaign trail where president obama is in new hampshire. he is scheduled to speak within the next few minutes. paul ryan about to make the third
election day, some of us got real nervous. we are going to take this lemon and make lemonade. >> tomorrow morning begins the push to get church goers to cast their ballots after they leave their sunday service. it's called souls for the polls. we are going to be in gainesville tomorrow for one of those get your souls to the polls event. we'll have a lot more from the campaign trail in a few moments. first, let's get the very latest on hurricane sandy. we've been tracking the hurricane as she makes her way up the east coast states of emergency in effect for seven states, connecticut just the latest to declare. want to check in with one of our reporters on the ground there. what can he tell us? >> the governor just held a press conference here where he declared a state of emergency. he says this could be one of the worse storms connecticut has seen in decades and wants the town on the shoreline to be ready to evacuate. just a few hours ago, the governor partially activated the operation center at the armory. he's ordered hundreds of national guardsmen to be ready because their help will lik
to an election, but this isn't a game. these are people's jobs. these are people's lives. these car companies are putting a lot of effort to make great products, but also to make sure that everybody in america knows how committed they are to making cars here in america. so you don't scare hard work and americans just to scare up some votes. that's not what being president is all about. that's not leadership. when i first made the decision to rescue the auto industry, i knew it wasn't popular. and despite the fact that one out of eight jobs in ohio are connected to the auto industry in some way, it wasn't even popular here in ohio. but i knew it was the right thing to do. i knew betting on american workers was the right thing to do. i knew betting on america was the right thing to do. that paid off. it paid off where gm is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in their auto plant. it paid off in toledo where chrysler is adding more than 1,000 new jobs on a second shift. not in china, but right here in ohio. right here in the united states of america. and so one of the things, when you're t
will impact an election that is now just eight days away with early voting already under way. we want to get straight to the latest update, and for that nbc news meteorologist dillon drier joins me with a look. not much has changed? >> that's unfortunate. it is still a strong category 1 hurricane at this time, and even if it changes into something post-tropical as it makes its way towards the new jersey coastline, this is a strange hybrid between a once tropical system, a hurricane right now, and then transforming and taking on more of the characteristics of a nor'easter. this makes this an unprecedented type of storm. it starts as a hurricane and developing into this nor'easter. right now we still see it south-southeast of new york city by more than 250 miles. look at the direction. it has official taken the turn to the north and northwest moving at 18 miles per hour. so we'll see this intensify and conditions get worse all across the mid-atlantic region. we will see this storm system produce a lot of coastal flooding here because of that storm surge. we made it through a high tide this mor
today, both he and mitt romney have a hectic pace planned in the last days before this election. it is coming up in five days. again, we are awaiting for the start of the president's first campaign event since he canceled all stops ahead of the storm. the next few days are going to find the president hitting key battle ground and hitting them hard. we have wisconsin, nevada, colorado, ohio, florida, and new hampshire. romney with fewer stops planned to so far. the governor planning in virginia, wisconsin, ohio, new hampshire, and colorado as well. we want to bring in thursday's power panel. guys, it's good to have you here. alice, i want to start with you governor romney, as we mentioned, speaking moments ago. he wasn't holding back on his criticisms of the president. take a listen. >> he's got to find something to suggest it's going to be better over the next four years. so he came up with an idea next week, which is he's going to create the department of business. i don't think adding a new chair in his cabinet will help add millions of jobs. >> now that he's back officially o
state in ohio. how could sandy affect the presidential election? we'll talk with sean spicer coming up. plus, wall street remaining shut for the second day in a row, the first time that's happened since 1888 when a blizzard buried new york under two feet of snow. we'll talk about sandy's economic far-ranging impact and we want to see your pictures of hurricane sandy only if it's safe to do so. please share photos by tweeting us using the #msnbcpics. and here's the live shot, the dangling crane that happened at the building 157. they're working now on e for thes to secure that and make sure no one gets hurt. we're back after this. so, what hap pens if i'm in an accident and need to get my car fixed? progressive makes it easy, because we give you choices. you can pick where to get your car fixed, we can cut you a check, or, at our service center, we take care of everything for you. [ relaxing music playing ] [ chuckles ] -whew, so many choices. -take your time. -the service center. -okay. giving you choices -- now, that's progressive. call or click today. >> welcome back, everybody. let'
supportive and helpful to our state and not once did he bring up the election. >> all right, so let's talk about this. chris christie, a new bff to the president. big difference, big ton-around from the christie that gave the keynote at the rnc. who does this benefit? >> it helps them both. it's like a bromance. it helps christie seem to be bipartisan on things that matter most to new jersey. when you're a governor, these kind of disaster responses are job one. this is what you are judged on. and for barack obama who's always had this desire to have a bipartisan agreement, he's tried it and gotten nowhere with congress, being able to have a republican governor really praise him and work with him and be seen with him and to be helping each other and cooperating is good for his brand. >> i was going to say the images come in, we continue to be shocked by them. just when we see some of the worst, we continue to see images that surprise us. people in new jersey, while resilient, are certain low very vulnerable right now. knowing that they have got a friend in the white house is a very good thi
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